Ontario Winter Vegetable Soup

Chase the winter chills away with a bowl of nourishing, hot soup made with fresh Ontario grown ingredients.

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 30 minutes

Serves: 8 cups (2 L)


Ontario onion, chopped


Ontario carrots, peeled and diced


Ontario beets, peeled and diced


Cloves garlic, minced


Vegetable or chicken broth

5 cups (1.25 L)

Ontario parsnips, peeled and diced

Ontario green cabbage, chopped

3 cups (750 mL)

Dried marjoram leaves

1/2 tsp (2 mL)

Dried thyme leaves

1/2 tsp (2 mL)

Fresh parsley, chopped

2 Tbsp (30 mL)

Salt and pepper



  1. In large saucepan, combine onion, carrots, beets, garlic and broth.
  2. Cover and bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer, covered, 10 minutes.
  3. Add parsnips, cabbage, marjoram and thyme; cook until vegetables are tender, about 15 min.
  4. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Garnish with parsley.

© – Source: Foodland Ontario, 2010.

Nutrition Information per serving: 

Calories: 140 kcal

Fat: 1 g

Protein: 6 g

Carbohydrate: 29 g

Fibre: 9 g

Sodium: 102 mg

Iron: 2 mg

Calcium: 100 mg



Last Update – January 30, 2018

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